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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Smoking Cessation

In the last 12 months, on how many visits were you advised to quit smoking by a doctor or other health provider?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 visit 2 visits 3 visits 4 visits None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,991 638 23.5 21.4-25.7 490 15.9 14.2-17.7 259 7.6 6.5- 8.9 775 22.5 20.6-24.5 829 30.5 28.1-33.1
-Union County 62 17 28.2 17.4-42.3 13 21.0 11.8-34.6 4 5.0 1.8-13.1 7 12.0 5.2-25.2 21 33.8 21.2-49.2
GENDER
Male 27 10 37.4 20.6-58.0 5 20.2 8.2-41.6 1 2.5 0.3-15.7 3 15.5 5.1-38.6 8 24.5 11.5-44.7
Female 35 7 18.0 8.0-35.6 8 22.0 10.3-40.8 3 7.8 2.4-22.9 4 8.0 2.8-21.2 13 44.2 25.0-65.3
RACE
White 55 14 26.0 15.1-40.9 13 23.7 13.4-38.5 3 4.1 1.2-12.6 6 12.6 5.2-27.4 19 33.6 20.3-50.1
Other 7 3 45.4 14.0-81.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.1 1.6-54.4 1 6.8 0.8-38.5 2 35.7 8.4-77.1
AGE
18-44 33 10 27.4 14.4-45.8 7 20.4 9.4-38.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 11.8 3.9-30.7 12 40.5 23.2-60.5
45+ 28 7 32.1 15.3-55.1 5 16.4 6.5-35.7 4 15.7 5.8-36.0 3 13.2 3.8-36.8 9 22.7 11.3-40.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 26 10 33.1 17.0-54.5 4 15.0 5.2-36.1 1 3.9 0.5-23.2 4 17.3 6.2-39.9 7 30.8 13.9-55.2
Some College + 36 7 24.9 12.1-44.6 9 25.0 12.4-44.0 3 5.7 1.7-17.3 3 8.4 2.1-28.7 14 35.9 19.6-56.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 30 6 19.3 8.2-39.1 5 17.2 6.3-39.2 2 5.7 1.4-20.8 5 16.9 6.1-38.7 12 40.9 22.0-63.0
$50,000+ 26 9 37.1 19.5-59.1 6 22.3 9.8-43.1 2 4.9 1.1-18.9 2 8.0 1.8-29.1 7 27.6 12.3-50.8

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*Asked of respondents who stopped smoking within the past year or now smoke every day or some days AND who saw a doctor, nurse, or other health professional in the past 12 months.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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